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AUT23-124 Meaningful Student Voice - The Lundy Model in Practice in Schools

AUT23-124 Meaningful Student Voice - The Lundy Model in Practice in Schools

Date:     Tuesday 12th September 2023
Time:     7 pm - 8 pm
Venue:  Online via Zoom

Target Audience: Primary & Post Primary Teachers & SNAs

Join us for an exciting webinar featuring renowned education expert, Laura Lundy, as she discusses the importance of student voice in education. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Laura has dedicated her career to ensuring that children's rights and opinions are taken into account in all aspects of education.

During the webinar, Laura will share her insights on how to effectively engage students in decision-making processes, and how this can lead to improved educational outcomes. She will also discuss the challenges that schools and educators face in implementing student voice initiatives, and provide practical strategies for overcoming these challenges.

Bio of Presenter: Laura Lundy

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Laura Lundy is Co-Director of the Centre for Children’s Rights and Professor of Education Law and Children’s Rights at Queen’s University, Belfast, Professor of Law at University College Cork and a barrister at law. She is co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Children’s Rights. Her expertise is in law and human rights with a particular focus on children’s right to participate in decision-making and education rights. Her 2007 paper in the British Educational Research Journal, “’Voice’ is not enough” is one of the most highly cited academic papers on children’s rights ever. The model of children’s participation it proposes (based on four key concepts - Space, Voice, Audience and Influence) is used extensively in scholarship and practice. The “Lundy model” has been adopted by numerous national governments, including Ireland it its national strategy and framework on child and youth participation, as well as international organisations including the European Commission, Council of Europe, World Health Organisation and UNICEF.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 12-09-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 12-09-2023 8:00 pm
Capacity 1000
Course Fee Free
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